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Following is a summary of two variable models of excitable media. Two variable models that we describe here are always of the form

$\displaystyle C_m{dv\over dt}$ $\textstyle =$ $\displaystyle F(v,w)$ (1)
$\displaystyle {dw\over dt}$ $\textstyle =$ $\displaystyle G(v,w)$ (2)

Typically, $v$ is a ``fast'' variable, while $w$ is a ``slow'' variable. The remaining sections are to specify the functions $F(v,w)$ and $G(v,w)$.

Jim Keener 2002-07-31